a combining form meaning “rod,” “wand,” used in the formation of compound words:
rhabdo- or rhabd-
Rod; rodlike: rhabdomyoma.
noun 1. any member of the turbellarian flatworm order Neorhabdocoela, comprising both freshwater and marine species, having a simple saclike digestive system.
rhabdoid rhab·doid (rāb’doid’) adj. Rod-shaped.
noun, Anatomy, Zoology. 1. any of various rod-shaped structures. 2. the rod-shaped portion of an arthropod ommatidium.
noun 1. divination by means of a rod or wand, especially in discovering ores, springs of water, etc. noun 1. divination for water or mineral ore by means of a rod or wand; dowsing; divining